Stuart Kauffman, of the Santa Fe Institute and the University of Calgary, specializes in complex systems theory and bioinformatics. More recently, he has applied himself to issues around economic crisis and growth. As background reading, Stuart recommends the following article: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=the-evolving-web-of-future-wealth. Topic: IDRC
In this interview, Dr. Mwansambo discusses the design and goals of the Health Research Capacity Strengthening Initiative in Malawi. Topic: Health Research Capacity Strengthening Initiative Malawi IDRC Wellcome Trust DFiD
This is a March 2007 interview with Professor Gilbert Kokwaro of Kenya. In this interview, Dr. Kokwaro describes the creation of Kenyaâs Consortium for National Health Research (CNHR), a proposed NGO that will work to strengthen health research capacity in the country. To be funded by the UKâs Department for International Development, the Wellcome Trust and Canadaâs IDRC, the CNHR aims to create a system of coordinated, robust and utilised research in Kenya over an initial period of five... Topics: health research capacity strengthening Kenya IDRC Wellcome Trust, DFID
In this interview, Dr. Charles Mwansambo of Malawi discusses the Health Research Capacity Strengthening Initiative. Funded by the UKâs Department for International Development, the Wellcome Trust and Canadaâs IDRC, the Health Research Capacity Strengthening Initiative aims to create a system of coordinated, robust and utilized research in Malawi over an initial period of five years, a sister project to a similar initiative underway in Kenya. It will attract and retain young scientists;... Topic: malawi health research capacity building matters idrc dfid wellcome trust
byDr. Sachin Chaturvedi, Mr. Andrew Kapoor, Dr. Halla ThorsteinsdÃ³ttir
IDRCâs Innovation, Technology and Society program initiative invites you to attend a presentation of the results of a study on âSouth-South collaborations on genomics and health biotechnologyâ. The objective of this research is to examine the potential and characteristics of south-south collaboration in the health biotechnology field, and gain a better understanding of the factors that cultivate and influence it. The key findings indicate that south-south research collaboration in health... Topics: genomics, health biotechnology, south-south, innovation technology and society, ITS, IDRC,...
Leading thinkers in the area of development discuss how ICTs could contribute to poverty reduction in developing countries, now and in the future. Convened by Nobel Laureates Amartya Sen and Michael Spence, in collaboration with Randy Spence and the International Development Research Centre, the meeting will take place on September 23-24, 2009 at Harvard University. See also: Communication and Human Development: The Freedom Connection? A panel discussion with Amartya Sen, Michael Spence,... Topics: human development, ICT4D, Information and communication technologies, Harvard Forum, Amartya Sen,...